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A working-from-home workout: 5 simple barre moves to keep you toned

Skipping the studio needn’t mean skipping a workout. When working from home it’s important to keep moving regularly. Here are six simple moves to help tone and trim the body from the safety of your living room. No equipment (or actual barre) required. Move 1: Ballet squat moving up an inch, down an inch 1. …

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How to Create Pandemic-Friendly Fitness Goals for the New Year

It may be the most common New Year’s resolution of all time: exercise more. While gym memberships tend to quadruple every January, 2021 will likely follow a different trend. With many gyms still closed and others operating at limited capacities, fitness routines for many will be carried out at home.  Online live classes from studios …

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COVID -19 and Pilates

At Absolute Pilates, the health and safety of our members and team is our top priority. We continue to offer a robust schedule of in-person, virtual, private, and semi-private classes and events for your fitness and wellness during these ever-changing circumstances. Extensive health and safety measures are being taken in-studio taken to provide our members …

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We’re Stronger Together

Whether you’re just starting to exercise for the first time, interested in building or maintain a solid fitness routine or even cross-training for your next Marathon, Pilates and barre provides the support you need to unleash your potential. Group fitness classes have individuals of all levels of experience who are interested in a variety of …

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Can you get Cardio in at Absolute Pilates and Barre?

If there’s one question instructors get more than any other question, it’s this: Do I need to supplement my classes with cardio? Q: Let’s answer the question once and for all: Is barre cardio? Is Pilates cardio? A: YES. Pilates and Barre gets your heart pumping and promotes cardiovascular health. Q: OK, but do I need …

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Does Pilates and Barre Count as Strength Training?

We recently answered the highly popular question “can pilates and barre be cardio?” (Spoiler alert: YES) But what about strength training? Does our workout, with its small movements, isometric holds, springs/weights and cardio bursts, “count” as a strength-training workout? Q: Let’s answer the question once and for all: Does Pilates/barre count as strength training? A: YES! …

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